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Ben Solomon, Founder and Managing Partner at FedTech

Ben Solomon

Founder, Managing Partner

FedTech

Ben Solomon, Founder and Managing Partner at FedTech

Ben Solomon serves as a managing partner at FedTech, a startup accelerator organization that he founded in 2013.

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the venture capital company partners with entrepreneurs, research laboratories, government agencies and corporate innovation programs to finance the commercialization of promising technologies.

The organization has been funding technology ventures that benefit universities, NASA and the departments of Defense and Energy, according to the company’s profile.

FedTech participated in the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program and took advantage of an opportunity to commercialize federally funded research and development.

According to the company, it has since grown into an international organization that works with Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

As the founder and a managing partner, Solomon is involved in every aspect of the company and oversees the entrepreneurs it finances, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Solomon said he spent three years as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

He taught technology commercialization and lead startup principles to Master of Business Administration and Master of Science students.

Solomon earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Princeton University and an MBA in entrepreneurship and marketing from the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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